St John the Baptist, Little St John Street
St John the Baptist, Little St John Street, Vicars Lane, Chester CH1 1QX View on map
Built c1075 as a Cathedral on the site of a Saxon minster and principal place of pilgrimage. Became a parish church after the Reformation. Choir and transepts ruined but Norman arcading and crossing remain with early English triforium and clerestory. Victorian stained glass by Edward Frampton and Clayton and Bell.
Open daily: 10am - 4pm summer; 10am -3pm winter.
- Open on Heritage Open Day
In the centre of Chester between Roman Amphitheatre and Grosvenor Park. Rail: Chester station (¾ mile). Bus: City Centre buses stop outside.
NCP car park in Pepper Street
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes